We are pleased to announced that John L Probert has been added to the This Is Horror Shock & Gore live event, next weekend, after Conrad Williams had to pull out due to unforeseen circumstances.
This Is Horror are proud to present a brand new evening of horror literature at The Electric Cinema, Birmingham as part of Shock & Gore 2012, as award-winning horror author and crowd favourite Jasper Bark plays host to special guests David Moody, John L Probert and Sam Stone, three acclaimed authors who will be answering questions from the audience and reading excerpts from their work.
The event kicks off at 6PM on Sunday July 8.
Tickets are priced at £7, £4.80 concs, £12.80 sofas.
For more information and tickets please visit This Is Horror at Shock & Gore, The Electric Cinema, Birmingham.
Thank you to Shawn Conn for providing the excellent promotional artwork for this great event.
Birmingham author David Moody wrote the Hater and Autumn books, the latter of which he published online. The book became a sensation, eventually being downloaded by half a million readers and spawning a series of sequels and a 2009 movie starring Dexter Fletcher and David Carradine, while film rights to the Hater series have been snapped up by director Guillermo del Toro.
Award winning author Sam Stone’s first novel won the Silver Award for Best Horror Novel in ForeWord Magazine’s book of the year awards in 2007. In September 2008, the novel was re-edited and republished by The House of Murky Depths as Killing Kiss. The sequels, Futile Flame and Demon Dance, went on to become finalists in the same awards, and both novels were later shortlisted for The British Fantasy Society Awards.
John Llewellyn Probert is the author of the award-winning Amicus-style portmanteau short story collection The Faculty of Terror and its follow up The Catacombs of Fear (both available from Gray Friar Press). His latest collection is Wicked Delights from Atomic Fez. For more about his fiction visit John Llewellyn Probert’s Website. You can also catch up with his thoughts on horror movies past and present at his House of Mortal Cinema.
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